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MILITARY AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER PROVISIONAL

Recruitment #19-001506-0001

GRADE

13

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides fire and rescue services to Warfield Air National Guard Base to support the goals and mission of the Maryland Air National Guard. In addition provides fire and rescue services to Martin State Airport.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience performing fire rescue and fire suppression work.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Current certificate as a EMT, NR-EMT, EMR OR NR-EMR.

Fire Fighter experience at a Airport.

Experience operating a fire truck.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Employees in this classification will be required to obtain a United States Air Force Motor Vehicle Operator's card during training.

3.  Employees in this classification that operate vehicles on runways or taxiways are required to complete vehicle training an annual renewal of vehicle operation clearance for the Movement Area of Martin State Airport.

4. Employees in this classification must possess the following certifications from the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or the Department of Defense (DOD) program at the time of application:

Firefighter I

Firefighter II

Hazardous Materials Incidents – Awareness

Hazardous Materials Incidents – Operations

American Heart Association certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Health Care Provider

National Incident Management Systems (ICS-100b, 200b, 700a, 800b)

5.  Employees in this classification must successfully complete the Airport Firefighter and Emergency Medical Responder certifications within six months of appointment.  Employees who fail to obtain the above certifications will be subject to disciplinary action up to an including termination.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees must have successfully completed Fire Protection Apprentice Specialist course or other equivalent fire protection course.

2.  Employees will be required to obtain a government Secret security clearance.

3.  Candidates will be required to pass an annual medical examination to determine their physical ability to perform the job in accordance with National Fire Protection Standard 1582, Standards on Medical Requirements for Firefighters. 

4.  Employees in this classification may be required to take the physical fitness test and pass an annual medical examination to determine their physical ability to perform the job in accordance with National Fire Protection Standard 1582, Standards on Medical Requirements for Firefighters.

5.  Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

6.  Employees in this classification may be subject to State and federal background investigations.

7.  Employees in this classification are "Essential Employees", are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment.

Applicants must meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire.

 

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

 

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION 
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:   

Angela Stokes 
Maryland Military Department 
Fifth Regiment Armory 
29th Division Street 
Baltimore, MD 21201   

Email: angela.stokes1@maryland.gov   

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.   
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. 
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